Position is a member of the Hilltop Volunteer Program and in support of the Montrose Youth Services or Child & Family team. Volunter works under the supervision/direction of the Robert A. Brown Center Program Coordinator or the Child & Family Program Coordinator, in conjunction with the Manager of Volunteer Services.
We have a great need for adults in our community to teach life skills to the youth in our programs. A few examples would be: crocheting, gardening, hiking, tire changing/mechanics, banking, etc.
Honest, dependable, organized, telephone and computer skills, abilty to interact with children, group facilitation, energetic, listening skills, ability to handle crisis, people skills and bi-lingual perferred.
Maintain client and family confidentiality.
Teaches a life skill (crocheting, knitting, games, fishing, baking) to youth, either by going to a one-time event, or setting up a schedule to go in once a month. Ensuring the safety and security of each client.
Providing feedback to on-duty staff about interactions with clients.
Open communication with other team members, reporting all concerns to supervisor.
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Family Therapy
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Varies and is flexible.
- Empathetic, non-judgmental, compassionate. Listening skills, ability to handle crisis
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